Capitol Connection (Online)
Our online news source provides timely news, information and opinion about North Carolina issues and politics. Reporter Matt Caulder digs up daily updates on NC news and issues, especially legislative actions, NC politics, and topics the mainstream media often fail to cover adequately, including Second Amendment rights and government spending.
The latest Civitas press releases are intended to be a resource for the news media and cover our polling data and other breaking news items from the Civitas Institute. If you are a member of the news media and have questions or need additional information, please contact us with any inquiries or to schedule an interview with one of our experts.
The purpose of the Civitas Institute Public Policy Series is to equip the legislator, as well as the layman, with the tools necessary to understand public policy in North Carolina. Guides contain information on key issues dating back to 1985. Issues include: State Budget, Education, Healthcare and Transportation.
Print Edition Archive
The print edition of NC Capitol Connection, our traditional newspaper, is mailed to thousands of subscribers and other interested North Carolinians each month. The paper’s regular features include tracking voter registration, vote boxes, Civitas Poll results, and the latest about our events. Other articles examine a host of issues and news, including actions of the General Assembly, noteworthy political developments, and how conservative solutions can solve the challenges facing the state.
Civitas Review Magazine
Civitas Review served for years as our magazine, looking into issues in more depth. This included topics such as conservative triumphs in the crucial year of 2013, how to make North Carolina an island of freedom and prosperity, how Upper Room Christian Academy showed the way forward in education, reflections on the impact of taxes on your life, and the future of conservatism.
Bad Bill of the Week
The Bad Bill of the Week series highlights legislation that violates limited-government, free market principles. This series helps you stay informed regarding some of the bad ideas that are introduced while the legislature is in session. Archives date back to 2009 – you won’t believe some of the bills your elected officials have introduced!
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Waste of the Week
We all know politicians like to waste taxpayer dollars, but just what exactly have NC legislators been spending your tax dollars on? The Waste of the Week series highlights dozens of wasteful projects.
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